The West Philadelphia Catholic High School is part of the Secondary School System of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
West Philadelphia Catholic High School is a Catholic Community of academic excellence in an urban setting open to all students.
The school's academic, technological, and co-curricular programs help develop our diverse student body into young men and women of strong moral character prepared to accept the challenges of a dynamic, ever changing global society.
We believe that education is a life-long process and that the school, parents, and students are partners in the moral and academic learning experience.

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West Catholic Preparatory H.s. ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
420 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
West Catholic Preparatory H.s. Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The West Philadelphia Catholic High School is part of the Secondary School System of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. West Philadelphia Catholic High School is a Catholic Community of academic excellence in an urban setting open to all students. The school's academic, technological, and co-curricular programs help develop our diverse student body into young men and women of strong moral character prepared to accept the challenges of a dynamic, ever changing global society. We believe that education is a life-long process and that the school, parents, and students are partners in the moral and academic learning experience.

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,601 for elementary schools and $14,040 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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